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ProfileDirector of Corporate, Finance & Investments Lawyer Recruiting Duties: Work with the practice leaders to develop and prioritize growth plans. Design and execute candidate sourcing plans. Develop and manage candidate briefing materials for interviewers. Manage interview schedules and collect feedback. Draft candidate proposal materials. Work with practice leaders to develop competitive offers to recruit high quality lawyer candidates. Serve as a point of contact for candidates. Maintain database of partner candidates. Support and successfully execute processes to support the on-boarding and integration of new lateral hires. Work with the practice leaders and the Professional Development and Recruiting Department on lateral associate hiring. Coordinate use of search firms, when appropriate. Oversee the development of internal and external marketing materials for recruiting purposes. Evaluate and modify existing recruitment strategies and develop new strategies to ensure the firm sources and attracts high quality candidates. Identify and implement recruiting best practices at the firm, in the legal industry, and outside the legal industry.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: JD Degree and 2+ years of experience in a senior professional development/talent management role in a law firm or other professional services environment. Or an undergraduate degree and at least 5 years’ experience in a similar senior role in a professional services firm. Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism or a related field. High-level strategic thinking skills. Knowledge of executive recruiting or placement (knowledge of the legal/professional services/recruiting market a plus). Creative, curious, and innovative; takes initiative to identify and translate best practices from other firms and industries into viable firm initiatives. Knowledge of law firm business model principles and legal industry trends and challenges. Able to grasp quickly the culture and organizational structure of the firm. Excellent communications (written and oral) and interpersonal skills with lawyers, all levels of administrative staff, and contacts outside the firm. Strong process design and project management skills. Excellent collaboration, facilitation, influencing, and organizational skills, with the ability to work proactively to obtain information and develop the consensus needed to make decisions. Strong attention to detail combined with ability to develop big-picture goal.
King & Spalding.
1185 Avenue of the Americas
New York City, NY 10036-4003
Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017
The firm should focus on increasing the salary of employees. The varied work schedule is something the firm should continue to offer. The firm should offer guidance to employees who want to advance in their careers.Pros : The law firm has created an environment in which the employees make themselves available to offer support to one another. The hours of work may vary and gives opportunities to balance both work and life as working from home is an option.